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Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome
Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome Image

A Guide to Emotional and Behavioural Strengths and Challenges

Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome is an upbeat, thoroughly readable guide.

It provides parents, mental health professionals, teachers, and caregivers the keys to understanding how to promote mental wellness and resolve psycho-social problems in people with Down syndrome.

Tags: Book
Down Syndrome and You
Down Syndrome and You Image

This booklet contains information about Down syndrome and has been developed for people with Down syndrome.

Tags: Booklet
The Guide to Good Health
The Guide to Good Health Image

Drs. Chicoine and McGuire provide families, caregivers, and medical professionals invaluable insight into the more common health problems of their patients, and how medical issues can present uniquely in people with Down syndrome. In a clear, empathetic style, they discuss how to promote a healthy lifestyle to prevent problems, and how to recognise health problems early on to ensure appropriate care for the best outcome.

Tags: Book
Down's Syndrome & Dementia
Down

This film tells the story of Andrew, who had Down syndrome and dementia. It powerfully illustrates not just a sister’s dedication to her brother, but also a gold standard of dementia care for someone with Down syndrome.

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Adults with Down Syndrome - Understanding their complex health needs
Adults with Down Syndrome - Understanding their complex health needs Image

This DVD is a medical symposium from 2003 about adults with Down Syndrome.

Tags: DVD
Guidelines for Supporting Adolescents and Adults with Down Syndrome
Guidelines for Supporting Adolescents and Adults with Down Syndrome Image

This publication was produced by the Down Syndrome Society of South Australia. Topics covered include rights, physical and medical characteristics, speech, language, behaviour, specific learning difficulties, occupational health and safety, social skills, sexuality and human relationships.

Tags: Guidelines
Down Syndrome Issues & Information
Adult Series (K) - Transition to Employment
Adult Series (K) - Transition to Employment Image

This book is concerned with vocational employment of teenagers and adults with Down syndrome. It is paricularly concerned with the transition period from school to work, and looks at the possibilities that are now available in many parts of the world. Importantly it describes the practical steps that are required to encourage success.

Tags: Module
Adult Series (A) - Information communication technology for adults with Down syndrome
Adult Series (A) - Information communication technology for adults with Down syndrome Image

Information communication technology (ICT) presents a range of new opportunities for adults with Down syndrome to gain access to tools for learning, communication, and personal development. ICT can be used in many different ways; for example, to send and receive e-mails, take digital photos, and participate in a range of interesting leisure activities or education programmes. Attention in this book is given to the context of the life of adults with Down syndrome, and how ICT can be used to improve their quality of life. A more general introduction to information technology, accessibility issues and instruction can be found in Assisting individuals with Down Syndrome to access information technology – An overview. Building on these previous publications, the present book describes the role of ICT in adult development generally and explains the various ways in which ICT can be applied to support learning across the adult life span. Actual examples are included to illustrate how adults with Down syndrome are using specific kinds of hardware and software to extend their communication, learning, and personal interests.

Tags: Module
Adult Series (B) - International and cultural aspects of Down syndrome
Adult Series (B) - International and cultural aspects of Down syndrome Image

Cultural influences impact on all our lives and this is no less true for people with Down syndrome. This publication describes various cultural responses to disability, looking at families and individuals with Down syndrome from a cross-cultural perspective and how best they can be supported, and examining the form and functions of service systems that are culturally sensitive and appropriate.

Tags: Module
Adult Series (C) - Community and independent living for adults with Down syndrome
Adult Series (C) - Community and independent living for adults with Down syndrome Image

This book discusses community and independent living for adults with Down syndrome. In many ways it follows on and links to a previous book in this series, Families of adults with Down syndrome. It describes the ways adults have moved from family home to community residential living, and in so doing discusses the development of an independent home life intergrated with the local community. We have provided examples of people, who vary in their ability levels, along with the successes and challenges they have faced. This book provides some suggestions for consideration by parents and professionals. It also looks at the professional training required for frontline personnel, along with the types of behaviours that parents might look for in considering an individual’s placement in the community.

Tags: Module
Adult Series (D) - Recreation and adults with Down syndrome
Adult Series (D) - Recreation and adults with Down syndrome Image

This book is written to enable the participation of individuals with Down syndrome in recreation activities. It includes information that will help in the planning and implementation of individualised lifestyles. Examples of recreational activities are provided that may contribute to the reader’s resources. Activity analysis is described in detail and includes a sample analysis so that the reader can see how to apply the concepts to a recreational activity.

Tags: Module
Adult Series (E) - Spiritual well-being of adults with Down syndrome
Adult Series (E) - Spiritual well-being of adults with Down syndrome Image

Attention to spiritual well-being is as important as care for the emotional, intellectual, physical and social aspects of life. This book is based on the concept of spiritual well-being as an integral, essential part of the everyday life of the whole person; it is not an optional extra, a fairy tale, an academic extra or a nuisance.

Tags: Module
Adult Series (F) - Drama and the arts for adults with Down syndrome – Benefits, options and resources
Adult Series (F) - Drama and the arts for adults with Down syndrome – Benefits, options and resources Image

This book presents a basic introduction to the value of artistic activity for all people. It presents a brief introduction to different kinds of artistic expression and then focuses on drama and theatre experience.

Tags: Module
Adult Series (G) - Inclusive post secondary (tertiary) education for adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities: A promising path to an inclusive life
Adult Series (G) - Inclusive post secondary (tertiary) education for adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities: A promising path to an inclusive life Image

This book describes the value of inclusive post-secondary education, the responsiveness of tertiary institutions and the difference this makes to the lives of individuals with Down syndrome. Today, students with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities are being fully included in universities, colleges and technical institutes. They attend regular classes in a wide variety of courses and faculties, make friends, belong to clubs and participate in the informal and formal social life of these tertiary education institutions and go on to be successfully employed. This book describes the value of inclusive post-secondary education, the responsiveness of tertiary institutions and the difference this opportunity has made to the lives of many individuals with Down syndrome.

Tags: Module
Adult Series (H) - Families of Adults with Down syndrome
Adult Series (H) - Families of Adults with Down syndrome Image

This book deals with the issues that face families as their members grow older and the consequent adjustments that families make as they adapt to the changes in the individuals who comprise their family.

Tags: Module
Adult Series (I) - Advocacy and adults with Down syndrome
Adult Series (I) - Advocacy and adults with Down syndrome Image

Advocacy by and for adults with Down syndrome is based on the belief that all citizens have the same rights and responsibilities and potential for growth. It is recognised that there is a need to combat the exclusion and discrimination experienced by adults with Down syndrome through enabling them to access their human and legal rights. This publication seeks to define advocacy, explore its origins and describe the various forms of advocacy that are on offer.

Tags: Module
Adult Series (J) - Overview - Life for Adults with Down Syndrome - an overview
Adult Series (J) - Overview - Life for Adults with Down Syndrome - an overview Image

This publication takes a lifespan perspective, and considers how experiences in the past and in the present will impact on choices, opportunities and development in the future. It shows how all aspects of the individual’s life are linked together and that changes in one area may have an effect in another.

Tags: Module
Family Issues - Issues for families with children with Down syndrome
Family Issues - Issues for families with children with Down syndrome Image

This book examines issues for families with children with Down syndrome. Reviewing available research, the book examines potential difficulties and strategies for overcoming them.

Tags: Module
Introduction
Introduction Image

The introduction includes information on the structure and finding your way around the series.

Tags: Module
Number Skills - Number skills development for infants with Down syndrome - An overview
Number Skills - Number skills development for infants with Down syndrome - An overview Image

This book presents an overview of what is understood about numeracy development for people with Down syndrome. It covers learning about number and mathematics, influences on progress of typcially developing children, what do we know about number skills of children with Down syndrome, implications of research reviewed for teaching and learning, examples of pupils’ teaching, learning and achievements in the classroom.

Tags: Module
334 products«1 of 17»
334 products«1 of 17»
Adults & Adolescents
Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome Image
Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome
A Guide to Emotional and Behavioural Strengths and Challenges Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome is an upbeat, thoroughly readable guide. It provides parents, mental health professionals, teachers, and caregivers the keys to understanding how to promote mental wellness and resolve psycho-social problems in people with Down syndrome.
Tags: Book
Code: ADU001
Down Syndrome and You Image
Down Syndrome and You
This booklet contains information about Down syndrome and has been developed for people with Down syndrome.
Tags: Booklet
Code: ADU002
The Guide to Good Health Image
The Guide to Good Health
Drs. Chicoine and McGuire provide families, caregivers, and medical professionals invaluable insight into the more common health problems of their patients, and how medical issues can present uniquely in people with Down syndrome. In a clear, empathetic style, they discuss how to promote a healthy lifestyle to prevent problems, and how to recognise health problems early on to ensure appropriate care for the best outcome.
Tags: Book
Code: ADU003
Down
Down's Syndrome & Dementia
This film tells the story of Andrew, who had Down syndrome and dementia. It powerfully illustrates not just a sister’s dedication to her brother, but also a gold standard of dementia care for someone with Down syndrome.
Tags: DVD
Code: ADU007
Adults with Down Syndrome - Understanding their complex health needs Image
Adults with Down Syndrome - Understanding their complex health needs
This DVD is a medical symposium from 2003 about adults with Down Syndrome.
Tags: DVD
Code: ADU008-9-10
Guidelines for Supporting Adolescents and Adults with Down Syndrome Image
Guidelines for Supporting Adolescents and Adults with Down Syndrome
This publication was produced by the Down Syndrome Society of South Australia. Topics covered include rights, physical and medical characteristics, speech, language, behaviour, specific learning difficulties, occupational health and safety, social skills, sexuality and human relationships.
Tags: Guidelines
Code: ADU011
Down Syndrome Issues & Information
Adult Series (K) - Transition to Employment Image
Adult Series (K) - Transition to Employment
This book is concerned with vocational employment of teenagers and adults with Down syndrome. It is paricularly concerned with the transition period from school to work, and looks at the possibilities that are now available in many parts of the world. Importantly it describes the practical steps that are required to encourage success.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW034-44
Adult Series (A) - Information communication technology for adults with Down syndrome Image
Adult Series (A) - Information communication technology for adults with Down syndrome
Information communication technology (ICT) presents a range of new opportunities for adults with Down syndrome to gain access to tools for learning, communication, and personal development. ICT can be used in many different ways; for example, to send and receive e-mails, take digital photos, and participate in a range of interesting leisure activities or education programmes. Attention in this book is given to the context of the life of adults with Down syndrome, and how ICT can be used to improve their quality of life. A more general introduction to information technology, accessibility issues and instruction can be found in Assisting individuals with Down Syndrome to access information technology – An overview. Building on these previous publications, the present book describes the role of ICT in adult development generally and explains the various ways in which ICT can be applied to support learning across the adult life span. Actual examples are included to illustrate how adults with Down syndrome are using specific kinds of hardware and software to extend their communication, learning, and personal interests.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW023-32-42-74
Adult Series (B) - International and cultural aspects of Down syndrome Image
Adult Series (B) - International and cultural aspects of Down syndrome
Cultural influences impact on all our lives and this is no less true for people with Down syndrome. This publication describes various cultural responses to disability, looking at families and individuals with Down syndrome from a cross-cultural perspective and how best they can be supported, and examining the form and functions of service systems that are culturally sensitive and appropriate.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW024-43
Adult Series (C) - Community and independent living for adults with Down syndrome Image
Adult Series (C) - Community and independent living for adults with Down syndrome
This book discusses community and independent living for adults with Down syndrome. In many ways it follows on and links to a previous book in this series, Families of adults with Down syndrome. It describes the ways adults have moved from family home to community residential living, and in so doing discusses the development of an independent home life intergrated with the local community. We have provided examples of people, who vary in their ability levels, along with the successes and challenges they have faced. This book provides some suggestions for consideration by parents and professionals. It also looks at the professional training required for frontline personnel, along with the types of behaviours that parents might look for in considering an individual’s placement in the community.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW025
Adult Series (D) - Recreation and adults with Down syndrome Image
Adult Series (D) - Recreation and adults with Down syndrome
This book is written to enable the participation of individuals with Down syndrome in recreation activities. It includes information that will help in the planning and implementation of individualised lifestyles. Examples of recreational activities are provided that may contribute to the reader’s resources. Activity analysis is described in detail and includes a sample analysis so that the reader can see how to apply the concepts to a recreational activity.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW026-36
Adult Series (E) - Spiritual well-being of adults with Down syndrome Image
Adult Series (E) - Spiritual well-being of adults with Down syndrome
Attention to spiritual well-being is as important as care for the emotional, intellectual, physical and social aspects of life. This book is based on the concept of spiritual well-being as an integral, essential part of the everyday life of the whole person; it is not an optional extra, a fairy tale, an academic extra or a nuisance.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW027-37-76
Adult Series (F) - Drama and the arts for adults with Down syndrome – Benefits, options and resources Image
Adult Series (F) - Drama and the arts for adults with Down syndrome – Benefits, options and resources
This book presents a basic introduction to the value of artistic activity for all people. It presents a brief introduction to different kinds of artistic expression and then focuses on drama and theatre experience.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW028-38
Adult Series (G) - Inclusive post secondary (tertiary) education for adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities: A promising path to an inclusive life Image
Adult Series (G) - Inclusive post secondary (tertiary) education for adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities: A promising path to an inclusive life
This book describes the value of inclusive post-secondary education, the responsiveness of tertiary institutions and the difference this makes to the lives of individuals with Down syndrome. Today, students with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities are being fully included in universities, colleges and technical institutes. They attend regular classes in a wide variety of courses and faculties, make friends, belong to clubs and participate in the informal and formal social life of these tertiary education institutions and go on to be successfully employed. This book describes the value of inclusive post-secondary education, the responsiveness of tertiary institutions and the difference this opportunity has made to the lives of many individuals with Down syndrome.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW029-39
Adult Series (H) - Families of Adults with Down syndrome Image
Adult Series (H) - Families of Adults with Down syndrome
This book deals with the issues that face families as their members grow older and the consequent adjustments that families make as they adapt to the changes in the individuals who comprise their family.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW030-40
Adult Series (I) - Advocacy and adults with Down syndrome Image
Adult Series (I) - Advocacy and adults with Down syndrome
Advocacy by and for adults with Down syndrome is based on the belief that all citizens have the same rights and responsibilities and potential for growth. It is recognised that there is a need to combat the exclusion and discrimination experienced by adults with Down syndrome through enabling them to access their human and legal rights. This publication seeks to define advocacy, explore its origins and describe the various forms of advocacy that are on offer.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW031-41-77
Adult Series (J) - Overview - Life for Adults with Down Syndrome - an overview Image
Adult Series (J) - Overview - Life for Adults with Down Syndrome - an overview
This publication takes a lifespan perspective, and considers how experiences in the past and in the present will impact on choices, opportunities and development in the future. It shows how all aspects of the individual’s life are linked together and that changes in one area may have an effect in another.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW033-35-71
Family Issues - Issues for families with children with Down syndrome Image
Family Issues - Issues for families with children with Down syndrome
This book examines issues for families with children with Down syndrome. Reviewing available research, the book examines potential difficulties and strategies for overcoming them.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW022-60-99
Introduction Image
Introduction
The introduction includes information on the structure and finding your way around the series.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW045-70
Number Skills - Number skills development for infants with Down syndrome - An overview Image
Number Skills - Number skills development for infants with Down syndrome - An overview
This book presents an overview of what is understood about numeracy development for people with Down syndrome. It covers learning about number and mathematics, influences on progress of typcially developing children, what do we know about number skills of children with Down syndrome, implications of research reviewed for teaching and learning, examples of pupils’ teaching, learning and achievements in the classroom.
Tags: Module
Code: DOW054-91
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